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Impossible to find 240 center caps

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Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by creekybird » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:05 am

When I bought my '79 Volvo in '81, the original owner said, he spent a thousand dollars just on the wheels, which are really nice. One of the center caps is missing, the others need replacing too. I've gone everywhere trying to find them. Amazon, dealerships, Volvo parts, hubcap places & to no avail have I had any luck. Anyone know possibly where I could locate them?
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This is what I'm looking for 4 center caps that match this wheel.
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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by RickHaleParker » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:44 am

There are eight different center caps for the 1979 240. Look on the back of the center cap for the Volvo part number.
Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.

Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.

Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0,
Plant Torslanda Sweden.
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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by 93Regina » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:41 pm

Volvo Genuine 31400453, Wheel Center Cap (Black & Blue)

https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Volvo-31 ... B018YF4C42

Need OEM number....this one may not fit

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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by 93Regina » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:50 pm

1229535 rim OEM number...

VOLVO 240 GT WHEEL 14X5.5X20ET - 242 GT - Original Equipment

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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by creekybird » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:46 pm

93Regina wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:41 pm
Volvo Genuine 31400453, Wheel Center Cap (Black & Blue)

https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Volvo-31 ... B018YF4C42

Need OEM number....this one may not fit
You're right, this one doesn't fit. Thnx anyway! I appreciate it. -Creek

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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by creekybird » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:00 pm

RickHaleParker wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:44 am
There are eight different center caps for the 1979 240. Look on the back of the center cap for the Volvo part number.
Sorry Rick, I thought I put that in my initial email:

'79 Volvo 244DL - Center Cap PART #: 283092

1229535 5.5x14x20 alu 242GT 78-79 20 ek, sen utf 56 283092 283092 1273332 1128493

http://www.240.se/falg/

If anyone else has a 240 Volvo -you might find this page Volvo Sweden sent me most helpful.

-Creek

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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by RickHaleParker » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:37 pm

creekybird wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:00 pm
'79 Volvo 244DL - Center Cap PART #: 283092
If you want the same caps, your best bet is to find somebody that can recondition the ones you have.
If after market will do, 60mm/56mm caps ... 60mm round cap that clips into into a 56mm hole.

Found one old stock 283092.
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Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.

Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.

Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0,
Plant Torslanda Sweden.
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1997 S90, B6304S, AW30-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4 - Sold

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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by creekybird » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:35 pm

I'm totally impressed! Wow........ if you see any others, let me know. Do you think it's a fair asking price $99.25 + CA tax + shipping or I'm curious, what would you offer? I can't find my sign info & am at the studio so it will be a couple of hrs. before I can handle.

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Re: Impossible to find 240 center caps

Post by 93Regina » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:39 pm

creekybird wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:00 pm
'79 Volvo 244DL - Center Cap PART #: 283092
Volvo may have had two part numbers for same item: Volvo 300 360 GL GLT Hub Cap Wheel Centre Cap Hub Cap NOS New Old Stock

fits Volvo 360 GL and GLT with steel rims 13“+14“
lower measure 70mm
Volvo part number: 3294157

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